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Bangladesh - Third Phase of the Primary Education Development Program Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Harmonized social management framework (English)

The development objectives of the Third Phase of the Primary Education Development Program Project for Bangladesh are to: (i) increase the number of children enrolled and completing primary education; (ii) reduce social and regional disparities; and (iii) improve the measurement of student learning and quality of the teaching and learning environment. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4639 SEP 09, 2014

Testing the importance of search frictions, matching, and reservation prestige through randomized experiments in Jordan (English)

Unemployment rates for tertiary-educated youth in Jordan are high, as is the duration of unemployment. Two randomized experiments in Jordan were used to test different theories that may explain this phenomenon. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7030 SEP 01, 2014

Groh, Matthew; McKenzie, David; Shammout, Nour; Vishwanath, Tara

Interactions among donors' aid allocations : evidence from an exogenous World Bank income threshold (English)

This study investigates the effects of the World Bank's exogenously-determined income threshold for eligibility for concessionary International Development Association (IDA) loans on the allocations of bilateral donors. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7039 SEP 01, 2014

Knack, Stephen; Xu, Lixin Colin; Zou, Ben

Leveling the playing field : lessons from World Bank Group gender impact evaluations on education (English)

Progress toward gender equality over the past two decades is most evident in education goals, as primary and secondary school enrollment rates are now the same for boys and girls in many countries. ... See More +

Brief 89994 AUG 07, 2014

Parsons, Jennifer; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer

School autonomy and accountability in Thailand: a systems approach for assessing policy intent and implementation (English)

There is a consensus on the need for Thailand to reform its education system to be able to compete with other high performing countries in the region. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7012 AUG 01, 2014

Arcia, Gustavo; MacDonald, Kevin; Patrinos, Harry Anthony

Cambodia - Second Education Sector Support Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 90765 JUL 31, 2014

China - Gansu Rural-Urban Integration Infrastructure Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 3 of 3) : Ethnic minority development plan of the Linxia subproject of the World Bank-financed Gansu (English)

The development objective of the Gansu Rural-Urban Integration Infrastructure Project for China is to provide residents in select areas of Wuwei municipality and Linxia County with expanded all-weather access to rural and urban areas. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP739 JUL 01, 2014

Iraq - Railway Safety Improvement Project (Arabic)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSC8876 JUN 27, 2014

Jamaica - Inner City Basic Services for the Poor Project (English)

Ratings for the Inner City Basic Services for the Poor Project for Jamaica were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR963 JUN 25, 2014

Iraq - Railway Safety Improvement Project (Arabic)

Project Information Document PIDC7281 JUN 19, 2014

World Bank portfolio review of school autonomy and accountability : operations and analytical work, FY2003-13 (English)

The role of the school, its autonomy and accountability in delivering education services have been a subject of policy debate and research for a long time. ... See More +

Working Paper 88956 JUN 09, 2014

Takeda, Nazumi; Demas, Angela; Shibuya, Kazuro

Solomon Islands - Community Governance Project (English)

Project Information Document 89026 JUN 02, 2014

Romania - Country partnership strategy for the period FY2014-2017 : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 88306 MAY 22, 2014

Brazil - Belo Horizonte schools : Brésil : les écoles de Belo Horizonte (French)

Belo Horizonte, the third largest city in Brazil, has made early education a priority in an effort to improve the competitiveness of its workforce in the long term and support the national government's policy goals. ... See More +

Brief 72705 MAY 06, 2014

English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese

Toward greater social inclusion in Poland : a qualitative assessment in three regions : W kierunku wiekszej spojnosci spolecznej w Polsce : badanie jakosciowe przeprowadzone w trzech wojewodztwach (Polish)

In Poland, addressing the situation of the remaining poor groups is likely to become much harder over time as their problems are likely to be deeper and their situation more complex. ... See More +

Education Sector Review 87993 MAY 01, 2014

Swinkels, Rob English

Private school participation in Pakistan (English)

Private schooling is an important feature of the educational landscape in Pakistan and is increasingly a topic of public and government discourse. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6897 MAY 01, 2014

Nguyen, Quynh; Raju, Dhushyanth

China - Guizhou Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Ethnic minority development plan (English)

The World Bank-financed Guizhou Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation Project is the first Bank-financed poverty reduction project in Guizhou Province. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP724 MAY 01, 2014

Chinese

Toward greater social inclusion in Poland : a qualitative assessment in three regions (English)

In Poland, addressing the situation of the remaining poor groups is likely to become much harder over time as their problems are likely to be deeper and their situation more complex. ... See More +

Education Sector Review 87993 MAY 01, 2014

Swinkels, Rob Polish

China - Guizhou Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Ethnic minority development plan (Chinese)

The World Bank-financed Guizhou Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation Project is the first Bank-financed poverty reduction project in Guizhou Province. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP724 MAY 01, 2014

English

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Bangladesh - Third Phase of the Primary Education Development Program Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Harmonized social management framework (English)
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SEP 09, 2014 E4639 Environmental Assessment
Testing the importance of search frictions, matching, and reservation prestige through randomized experiments in Jordan (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7030 Policy Research Working Paper
Interactions among donors' aid allocations : evidence from an exogenous World Bank income threshold (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7039 Policy Research Working Paper
Leveling the playing field : lessons from World Bank Group gender impact evaluations on education (English)
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AUG 07, 2014 89994 Brief
School autonomy and accountability in Thailand: a systems approach for assessing policy intent and implementation (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7012 Policy Research Working Paper
Cambodia - Second Education Sector Support Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUL 31, 2014 90765 Procurement Plan
China - Gansu Rural-Urban Integration Infrastructure Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 3 of 3) : Ethnic minority development plan of the Linxia subproject of the World Bank-financed Gansu (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 IPP739 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Iraq - Railway Safety Improvement Project (Arabic)
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JUN 27, 2014 ISDSC8876 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Jamaica - Inner City Basic Services for the Poor Project (English)
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JUN 25, 2014 ICR963 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Iraq - Railway Safety Improvement Project (Arabic)
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JUN 19, 2014 PIDC7281 Project Information Document
World Bank portfolio review of school autonomy and accountability : operations and analytical work, FY2003-13 (English)
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JUN 09, 2014 88956 Working Paper
Solomon Islands - Community Governance Project (English)
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JUN 02, 2014 89026 Project Information Document
Romania - Country partnership strategy for the period FY2014-2017 : chair summary (English)
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MAY 22, 2014 88306 Board Summary
Jordan - Second Education Reform for the Knowledge Economy Project : procurement plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Procurement plan for works (English)
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MAY 13, 2014 88071 Procurement Plan
Brazil - Belo Horizonte schools : Brésil : les écoles de Belo Horizonte (French)
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MAY 06, 2014 72705 Brief English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese
Toward greater social inclusion in Poland : a qualitative assessment in three regions : W kierunku wiekszej spojnosci spolecznej w Polsce : badanie jakosciowe przeprowadzone w trzech wojewodztwach (Polish)
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MAY 01, 2014 87993 Education Sector Review English
Private school participation in Pakistan (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6897 Policy Research Working Paper
China - Guizhou Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Ethnic minority development plan (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 IPP724 Indigenous Peoples Plan Chinese
Toward greater social inclusion in Poland : a qualitative assessment in three regions (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 87993 Education Sector Review Polish
China - Guizhou Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Ethnic minority development plan (Chinese)
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MAY 01, 2014 IPP724 Indigenous Peoples Plan English